EBONY Magazine February 2016

We Fight, We Love -- A Revolutionary Act

by Dante Barry

I was at a bar with friends the night George Zimmerman was found not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin, and I remember the anger… Read More

For Activist Rev. Sekou, ‘The Revolution Has Come’ [INTERVIEW]<br />

For Activist Rev. Sekou, ‘The Revolution Has Come’ [INTERVIEW]

by Brooke Obie

This week, St. Louis activist and theologian Reverend Osagyefo Sekou was acquitted of charges stemming from his involvement in a… Read More

King Honored by #BlackLivesMatter Generation

King Honored by #BlackLivesMatter Generation

by Matthew Allen

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) has been home to one of the largests tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for 30 years. An event… Read More

Did the EPA Fail to Protect a Black Community from Environmental Racism?

Did the EPA Fail to Protect a Black Community from Environmental Racism?

by Jazelle Hunt

Over the last 14 years, a landfill has been consuming Ronald Smith’s hometown. The aptly named Stone’s Throw Landfill is situated… Read More

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Martin Luther King's Decades Old "Lost" Speech Surfaces

by Charles Robinson

As the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday approached this year, the National Press Club recently went public last week with excerpts from… Read More

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The Amazing Race (of People)

by Kierna Mayo and Jamilah Lemieux

Mr. Harry Belafonte, 88, a legend among men, a king among kings, is the embodiment of Black resistance. A born star, and Hollywood royalty… Read More

'Birdie Africa,' Child Icon Of 1985 Philly MOVE Bombing, Dies

Why the MOVE Bombing is So Relevant Today

by Blavity.com

I will never forget hearing about the MOVE bombing for the first time. I was in eighth-grade and activist Romona Africa along with other members of… Read More

Faces of Frustration: A Year of Racial Protest

Faces of Frustration: A Year of Racial Protest

People across the country are expressing their outrage at the seeming disregard for Black life at the hands of police.  This year, we've… Read More

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Activists Ask LeBron James to Boycott Games in Response to Tamir Rice Verdict

by #teamEBONY

Ohio protesters are calling on LeBron James to get involved in a movement formed in response to a grand jury's verdict to not indict two… Read More

Exclusive: Open Letter to Tamir Rice

Exclusive: Open Letter to Tamir Rice

by Rev. Osagyefo Sekou

Dearest Tamir, America has failed you, yet again. This nation gorges on our flesh, and yet it is never satiated. Your mother’s… Read More

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